At the end of the semester, the student will be able to discuss the prevalent technological, narrative and aesthetic aspects of contemporary US film and television as well as the most significant issues of representation.
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course examines the major technological advances and aesthetic and narrative forms in contemporary American film and television.
Additional bibliography for study
Mittell, Jason. Genre and Television: From Cop Shows to Cartoons in American Culture. New York: Routledge, 2004.
Mittell, Jason. Complex TV. The Poetics of Contemporary Television Storytelling. New York: New York University Press, 2015.